How to Customize and Reset Touchpad in Windows 10

In this instance, I’m using a Windows 10 laptop with a precision touchpad. Let’s see how to do these tasks.

How to Reset Touchpad in Windows 10

Here’s how to reset the laptop’s touchpad settings and gestures to the default settings in Windows 10:

Open the touchpad settings.

You can find the Reset button under the “Reset your touchpad.” Hit it.

How to Customize Touchpad in Windows 10

Open the touchpad settings.

For the toggle switch and the option at the top, check these guides: here and here.

You can change the cursor speed by sliding the slider under “Change the cursor speed.”

You can reduce the speed by sliding it to the left or increasing it to the right.

The Taps section contains the following:

Choose your preferred sensitivity from the drop-down list.

You can also see these:

  • Tap with a single finger to single-click
  • Tap with two fingers to right-click
  • Tap twice and drag to multi-select
  • Press the lower right corner of the touchpad to right-click

The options listed above are self-explanatory, aren’t they? You can customize them as needed.

Scroll and Zoom

Drag two fingers to scroll – this option allows you to scroll with two fingers.

Using the drop-down list below this option, you can select the direction of the scroll.

Pinch to zoom – obvious.

Three-Finger Gestures and Four-Finger Gestures

You can customize what your three and four fingers swipes and tap will do in these sections.

Play around with these options. If you want to disable them, select Nothing.


You will find the Advanced gesture configuration link on the right sidebar. Hit it.

Now you can find options for individually customizing swipes and tap for three and four finger gestures. You can play with them however you like.

I hope this guide, “How to Customize and Reset Touchpad in Windows 10,” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.